- Kent Johnson added two "miscellaneous" Python testing tools: HeapPy, written by Sverker Nilsson, and PySizer, written by Nick Smallbone; both tools aid in debugging, profiling and optimizing memory usage issues in Python programs
- Ned Batchelder added Pester, a Python port of a very interesting Java tool called Jester, written by Ivan Moore; the idea behind Jester is to mutate the source code, then run your unit tests and find those tests that don't fail and should fail
- Dave Kirby added Python Mock, a tool he wrote that enables the easy creation of mock objects
- Inspired by Dave's reference to mock objects, I added another mock-related Python tool I came across: pMock, written by Graham Carlyle and inspired by the Java jMock library
Monday, December 05, 2005
More updates to PTTT
The Python Testing Tools Taxonomy Wiki has seen more updates recently. Here are some examples:
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